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Painted my Bumper lip...

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by Slimwood Shady, Mar 19, 2010.

  1. Mar 19, 2010 at 3:23 PM
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    Slimwood Shady

    Slimwood Shady [OP] I love your mom!

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    How do you think it looks? It was pretty easy, I used Duplicolor bumper paint...

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  2. Mar 19, 2010 at 3:27 PM
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    i love that look! Great job. I wonder how the skid plate would look black? Might be a killer combination.
     
  3. Mar 19, 2010 at 3:28 PM
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  4. Mar 19, 2010 at 3:32 PM
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    Slimwood Shady

    Slimwood Shady [OP] I love your mom!

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    Nah, I think if the skid were black, it would blend in too much.
     
  5. Mar 19, 2010 at 3:34 PM
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    Did you sand it or prime it at all? How many coats? It looks clean man. Nice!
     
  6. Mar 19, 2010 at 3:35 PM
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    Looks good.......:thumbsup:
     
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    Yeah I think your right. But thats a great job. Really got me thinking about doing mine now!
     
  8. Mar 19, 2010 at 3:40 PM
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    I cleaned it up, then lightly sanded it, then cleaned it again. Then just sprayed it on, no primer. Probably about 3 or 4 light coats. Then a couple heavy ones to insure it was pretty even throughout. I used a hair dryer between all coats. Just make sure you put your wife's hair dryer up so she isn't pissed at you when she needs to go to the garage for it in a towel :crapstorm:
     
  9. Mar 20, 2010 at 1:15 PM
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    KPT sees what you did there.

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    Looks good. You should paint the bars on your grille black to match.
     
  10. Mar 20, 2010 at 3:32 PM
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    Slimwood Shady

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    Next week I will be getting my Color Matched grill, it should be black.
     
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